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Julian Assange granted permission to seek appeal against extradition to US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has won the first stage of his Supreme Court bid to appeal against the decision to extradite him to the United States.

British rower with incurable cancer sets new world record with two friends for Atlantic crossing

Three British women, one of whom has incurable cervical cancer, have shattered the world record for rowing across the Atlantic.

Nusrat Ghani: Boris Johnson says he is taking MP's claim she was sacked as a minister due to her Muslim…

Boris Johnson has said he is taking an allegation from a Conservative MP that she was sacked as a minister because of her Muslim faith "extremely seriously".

'Death threats are a way of life': Gypsies and Irish Travellers and Muslims 'least-liked' in UK, survey…

Gypsies and Irish Travellers are the "least-liked" people in the UK, with nearly half of people feeling "negative" towards them, according to a new…

Liverpool bomber: Emad al Swealmeen's asylum claim was rejected six years before attack, court documents…

The Liverpool terror attacker's asylum claim was dismissed six years before he tried to carry out his strike, court documents show.

Kent Police officer seriously injured after collision on M25 with motorbike being 'driven the wrong…

A police officer has been seriously injured after a collision with a motorbike.

Royal Navy seizes drugs worth almost £15m during bust in the Gulf of Oman

The Royal Navy has seized more than one tonne of illicit drugs in the Gulf of Oman.

Queen flies to Sandringham after Christmas trip cancelled due to COVID concerns

The Queen has flown by helicopter from Windsor Castle to Sandringham where she is expected to spend the next few weeks.

Four people rescued by emergency services after getting stuck in a cave in Kent

Four people were rescued by the coastguard and fire service after getting trapped in a cave in Kent.

Wolverhampton Wanderers fire: Blaze that broke out in early hours causes 'considerable damage' at Molineux

A fire that broke out in the early hours of the morning has caused "considerable damage" to part of the Wolverhampton Wanderers football stadium.

French adventurer Jean-Jacques Savin dies in solo attempt to row across the Atlantic

A 75-year old adventurer has been found dead during an attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean alone, his support team have said.

Juan Familia: Concern grows for missing 13-year-old boy not seen since Friday afternoon

Concern is growing for a missing 13-year-old who has connections with London and Leeds.

Skier Dave Ryding makes history to win Britain's first gold in alpine skiing World Cup

Alpine skier Dave Ryding has made history in Austria after winning Great Britain's first World Cup gold medal.

Gavin Williamson accused of threatening MP Christian Wakeford over school funding

Gavin Williamson has been accused of threatening to withdraw funding for a school in Bury after a former Tory MP considered voting against the government.…

COVID-19: Royal College of GPs urges delay to compulsory coronavirus vaccines for NHS staff

Forcing health staff to have a coronavirus vaccine should be delayed to prevent workforce shortages, the Royal College of GPs has said.